Alphonse Areola
Alphonse Areola
Date of birth:

February 27, 1993


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Paris Saint-Germain

Alphonse Areola (French: [alfɔ̃s aʁeɔla];[3] born 27 February 1993) is a French professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Paris Saint-Germain. An academy graduate of PSG, he spent the early parts of his career on loan, enjoying spells with Lens, Bastia and Villarreal. During his stint with the latter, Areola broke the club record for the longest period of play without conceding a goal, remaining unbeaten for a period of 620 minutes.

He also represented France at every youth level and was part of the France U20 side that won the FIFA U-20 World Cup in 2013.